Turkey to Give All Citizens Government-Controlled Email Accounts at Birth | Popular Science


But Foreign Policy magazine sees the real kicker for Internet surveillance in Turkey’s government-issued e-mail accounts. Known as “the Anaposta,” the project would provide 10-gigabyte e-mail accounts to all citizens from birth, and even put the e-mail address on citizen identity cards. That would supposedly allow Turkish citizens to avoid “foreign networks” such as Yahoo, Gmail and Hotmail.

via Turkey to Give All Citizens Government-Controlled Email Accounts at Birth | Popular Science.

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